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ECM Motor Not Ramping Properly on Amana® Brand 80% & 90% Variable Speed Gas Furnaces

Type: Service Alert
Equipment: Furnace
Recall or Alert Date: 01-12-2005
Serial Number: GF-175
Brands Affected: Amana

Description of Problem:

There have been reports that the Amana® brand 80% ) variable speed ECM™ motors are not ramping up and down. The ECM™ motor is operating at 100% fan speed on start up and immediately shutting down when the thermostat cycles the unit off.

Affected Products:

Amana® Brand 80% & 90% Variable Speed Gas Furnaces AMV8*, AMV9, ACV9*

Source:

Amana